London's subway system switched early to an abstract map (PDF), and it became a legendary work of design. It just published an internally-used geographic version of map (PDF), however, for the first time in a century—and it's awesome.
Canonically London's smallest house, this dwelling is quite mysterious because the extant descriptions of its interior (of about 75 square feet) are decades old and none of the stories about its original purpose and construction are entirely convincing. Robslondon tells the tales, and a little about the local history and environs along the way. READ THE REST
The recent profusion of cheery, pseudo-American candy stores on London's main shopping street for normal people has been noted. They replace pandemic-wrecked major retailers such as HMV and Boots, everyone thinks they're money laundering fronts, and they're heaven for shoplifting children. Diamond Geezer visited all of them, bringing a salty UK viewpoint to the sweet… READ THE REST
Londoner Eric Taylor says he's now been stopped twice by police on the pretext that he must "account" for the heavy coat he's wearing in March in England—and that on the second occasion an officer confiscated his phone and deleted his recording of the encounter. Taylor, who is black, thinks the second incident was retaliation… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The internet is a chaotic, weird, beautiful thing where you can find things from amazing infographics to fun news blurbs about what is clearly the prologue to a horror movie. When you're… READ THE REST